Nicole Buonocore Porter, Professor of Law, is a nationally-known expert in employment discrimination and disability law and is the Director of the Martin H. Malin Institute for Law & the Workplace. Prior to joining Chicago-Kent in 2022, Professor Porter was a Distinguished University Professor; Associate Dean for Faculty Research and Development; and Associate Dean for Academic Affairs at the University of Toledo College of Law. She has also taught at Saint Louis University School of Law, the University of Denver Sturm College of Law, and the University of Iowa College of Law.

After attending law school at the University of Michigan law school, Professor Porter was in-house counsel for a manufacturing company and practiced employment law in a large law firm in Detroit. She also clerked for the Honorable James L. Ryan of the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit.

The Labor and Employment Law Society is excited to have her as their faculty advisor! Please feel to reach out Professor Porter at